Pie in the Sky 2021

Serving Foundational Skills One Slice at a Time


459 supporters

$36,500 goal

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Project Access

EIN: 33-0834635


The global health crisis has disrupted our youth’s ability to develop critical social and emotional skills. These skills are important to set them up for long-term academic and career success.

According to McKinsey & Company, the average K-12 student in the US could lose $61,000 to $82,000 in lifetime earnings, or the equivalent of a year of full-time work, solely as a result of COVID-19–related learning losses. These costs are significantly worse for youth in low-income communities.

In response to this, Project Access is implementing a curriculum focused on equipping youth with the needed skills to set them up for lifelong success which include:

  • Self-Awareness
  • Self-Management
  • Responsible Decision Making
  • Relationship Skills
  • Social Awareness

Research has shown that developing these skills can increase a student’s academic performance by 11%. Other positive outcomes include an improvement in classroom behavior, an increased ability to manage stress and depression, and demonstrating better attitudes about themselves, others, and school.

Join us in equipping our youth with the important skills they need to be successful in the classroom and well beyond.

We ask you to join us in raising $36,500 to deliver this timely curriculum to our communities. Our youth face significant challenges today—but with your help, we can help them reach their PIE IN THE SKY!

All donations are 100% tax-deductible to the extent of the law.  The CARES Act increased charitable deduction limits in 2021 - individuals who itemize can deduct up to 100% of adjusted gross income (AGI). All funds will be used at the discretion of Project Access to best serve our youth. 

For sponsorships, please contact:

Jamie Nau
Director of Development & Community Relations
[email protected]

(260) 403-7328

Did you know? The CARES Act increased charitable deduction limits in 2021!

  • Individuals who itemize can deduct up to 100% of adjusted gross income (AGI).
  • Corporations can deduct up to 25% of taxable income.

Consult your tax professional to learn how to maximize the benefits of your charitable gift.

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